|169||Title:||PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||23 of 2006|
|Section:||8||Heading:||Power to make regulations||Version Date:||15/12/2006|
(1) For the purpose of preventing cruelty the Chief Executive in Council may make regulations prescribing the conditions under which animals may be kept in confinement in any place, vessel, train, tram, aircraft or vehicle, including the licensing, construction and proper sanitary maintenance of any such place. (Amended 16 of 1939 s. 2; 22 of 1950 Schedule; 53 of 1979 s. 7; 65 of 1999 s. 3; 23 of 2006 s. 4)
(1A) Regulations made under subsection (1) may provide that a contravention of a specified provision of the regulations is an offence punishable by a fine not exceeding level 5 and, in the case of a continuing offence, a further fine not exceeding $200 for every day during which the offence continues. (Added 23 of 2006 s. 4)
(2) The master of any vessel shall (in addition to the actual offender) be deemed to be guilty of any contravention of any regulation which may occur while he is on board his ship and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.